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Gale, Ron. (2003). People Swimming near Sea Birds on Michaelmas Cay, Part of the Great Barrier Reef, 1987, Collection reference: 7435 Ron and Ngaire Gale Collection.

Queensland stories

Uncover known and unknown stories from across the State and through time.

Lizzy Lee Estate, Bardon, 1884 (Map of the Week)

Lizzy Lee Estate, Bardon, 1884. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Lizzy Lee Estate, Bardon, 1884. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Hornibrook: building bridges connects Brisbane

A decade of building major bridge infrastructure projects in Brisbane cemented Sir Manuel Richard Hornibrook (often known as ‘MR’) as a pioneering Queenslander...

Queenslanders in Conversation: screens or sunshine?

Is technology changing the Queensland lifestyle?
Illustrated front cover from The Queenslander, May 3, 1928

Discover the Queenslander

The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the Brisbane Courier (now The Courier-Mail) and was published from 1866 – 1939.
Islands exhibition

Islands: hidden histories from Queensland islands

Characterised by sun, surf and sand, Queensland islands are popularly seen as paradises and playgrounds. But due to their geographic isolation, life on the isla...
Plantation Voices visual identity

Plantation Voices

Plantation Voices is State Library’s portal to Australian South Sea Islander culture and history in Queensland.

Lizzy Lee Estate, Bardon, 1884 (Map of the Week)

Lizzy Lee Estate, Bardon, 1884. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Lizzy Lee Estate, Bardon, 1884. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland

Collection of Queensland glass lantern slides now digitised

State Library of Queensland recently digitised and made available online a collection of seventy-six glass magic lantern slides. The hand coloured
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Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind

Lifestyle explores how Queenslanders live and play across the state.